Joanna T. Lim
Office Manager/Paralegal
T 312-243-1707
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Did you know?

  • Joanna once aspired to be a marine biologist despite her inability to swim.
  • Inexplicably, Joanna orders “Amish chicken” every time she sees it on a menu.
  • Joanna prefers fog over sun.
  • Joanna still regrets skipping the Ella Fitzgerald concert to take her Econ final.
  • Joanna was voted most pragmatic in high school.
  • Joanna is on a constant quest for a great cup of coffee.
  • Joanna aspires to draw recognizable objects on the cream top of Guinness and lattes.
  • Cleaning up at a kennel as a kid did not diminish Joanna’s love of dogs, but she will never own a St. Bernard
  • Joanna once took a master class from Isaac Stern.
  • Joanna gave up her Blackberry for a Droid, but ultimately prefers the iPhone.

Joanna has over 22 years of litigation and franchise paralegal experience and has been with Cheng Cohen since its inception.  Joanna’s litigation experience includes assisting attorneys at every stage of the litigation and arbitration process, including discovery, motion practice, and trial. Joanna’s franchise registration experience comprises the preparation of the franchise applications and exemptions, drafting franchise disclosure documents and related documentation, and submitting franchise filings.

Prior to joining Cheng Cohen LLC, Joanna worked as a paralegal at Rudnick & Wolfe (now known as DLA Piper USA LLP) in Chicago, and as a paralegal and paralegal supervisor at San Francisco’s Bartko, Zankel, Tarrant & Miller.


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